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"Good News, the Chariot's Coming."
Chorus
Good news, the chariot's corning, Good news, the chariot's corning, Good news, the chariot's coming, And I don't want-her to leave-a-me behind.
1.   It's a golden chariot,�Carry me home, A golden chariot,�Carry me home,
A golden chariot,�Carry me home,
And I don't want-her to leave-a-me behind.
Chorus Good news, the chariot's coming, etc.
2.   There's a long white robe, In the heaven I know; A long white robe,�In the heaven I know;
A long white robe,�In the heaven I know; And I don't want-her to leave-a-me behind.
Chorus Good news, the chariot's coming, etc.
"Rise, Shine, for Thy Light is-a-coming."
Chorus
Oh rise, shine, for thy light is-a-coming, Oh rise, shine, for thy light is-a-coming, Oh rise, shine, for thy light is-a-coming, My Lord says He's coming by and by.
1.   Oh wet and dry I intend to \tj,
My Lord says He's coming by and by; To serve the Lord until I die;
My Lord says He's coming by and by.
Chorus Oh rise, shine, for thy light is-a-coming, etc.
2.   This is the year of Jubilee,
My Lord says He's coming by and by, The Lord has set His people free,
My Lord says tie's coming by and by.
Chorus Oh rise, shine, for thy light is-a-coming, etc.








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